Secret Places, Hidden Sanctuaries: Uncovering Mysterious Sites, Symbols, and Societies

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Sterling Publishing Company, Inc., 2009 - 259 sayfa
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The doors of some of the world’s best-hidden places and most secretive organizations have now been thrown wide open! Some of the names are familiar: Area 51, Yale’s Skull and Bones, Opus Dei, the Esalen Institute. Others are more obscure, hidden by fate or purposeful deception, such as the Mount Weather Emergency Operations Center, the super-secure facility where Vice President Dick Cheney was secreted after the 9/11 attacks, and Germany’s Wewelsburg Castle, which was intended to become the mythological centerpiece of the Nazi Regime. Readers can take an unprecedented look deep inside the off-the-map military installations and shadowy organizations that operate in the murkiest corners of our world.

 

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Satisfies the skeptic and the curious!

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I’m the first to admit that I’m a skeptic and more than a little cynical when it comes to books purporting to unveil secrets, hidden things, and mysteries. Not only is my personal library well stocked ... Tam incelemeyi okuyun

İçindekiler

Introduction
1
Rosslyn Chapel Midlothian Scotland
8
The Headquarters of Opus Dei in Rome
16
Londons Secret Intelligence Service MI6
22
Ise Shrine Japan
28
Jokhang Temple Lhasa Tibet
34
The Esalen Institute Big Sur California
41
The Baatska Palace Stockholm
46
RAF Menwith Hill Yorkshire England
134
The Forbidden Island Off the Italian Coast
141
Mysterious Graven Images
150
Norways Arctic Eden
156
The Pauline Chapel The Vaticans Apostolic Palace
163
The Abbey of SainteMadeleine du Barroux France
169
Her Majestys Chapels Royal of the Mohawks Ontario Canada
172
The Holy Crown of St Stephen of Hungary 18 3
183

The Chapel of the Ark Aksum Ethiopia
53
Gnosticism Today
59
The Goetheanum Dornach Switzerland
71
The Knights of Malta Rome
81
The Tuscan Order of St Stephen Pope and Martyr Pisa
88
p GROTTOES AND GROTESQUES
98
The Magic Door Rome
105
The Grotto of the Beati Paoli Palermo Sicily
109
d? MODERNDAY BOLTHOLES
119
The Federal Relocation Arc
128
The Holy Ampoule of the Kings of France 19 0
190
? VERY PRIVATE BANKING
197
Models of Discretion
204
The Apostles of Cambridge and the Bullingdon Club of Oxford
213
The German University Corps
224
? JOLLY GOOD FELLOWSHIP
233
Clubs Outside London and in Europe
245
The Enduring Tradition
251
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Yazar hakkında (2009)

STEPHEN KLIMCZUK is a world traveler and corporate strategist who recently served as head of strategy for late billionaire Sir John Templeton’s main private foundation.

GERALD WARNER OF CRAIGENMADDIE is a popular Scottish newspaper columnist and broadcaster who holds several distinguished European orders of knighthood.

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